When you’re visiting Chocolate Town USA, you can expect to find, well, a lot of chocolate. Hershey has something for every chocolate lover, whether it’s memorabilia, tours, or indulgences in sweet treats. And while we’re most famous for our dark delicacies, Hershey has many entertainment and cultural venues for visitors to enjoy. Learn a bit more about these points of interest before you arrive—unfortunately you’ll have to wait until you get here to get the sweets!
Hershey’s Chocolate World
It’s the flavor of fun for everyone at this fun and informative interactive learning experience. Take a riding tour of a simulated chocolate-making factory complete with a free sample at the end. Create your own candy bar in a unique interactive experience, take a ride on the Hershey trolley and don’t forget to stop at the Bake Shoppe for a sweet treat like none other!
The Hershey Story, The Museum
It all started with a man and a dream. Learn about the man—Milton S. Hershey—and his dream of creating the American Dream for himself and so many others. Learn all about Chocolate Town USA in its earliest days and the courage, persistence and ingenuity that put Hershey on the global map.
Sometimes you just need to stop and smell the roses… and the larkspur… and the daffodils, and on and on. At Hershey Gardens, you’ll find 23 acres of splendid seasonal displays as well as ever-changing theme gardens and the summer Butterfly House. Old favorites mingle with new cultivars and the sights and scents are simply breathtaking.
Hershey, Pennsylvania’s premier performing arts center located in the downtown area, presents world-class touring Broadway shows, classical music performances, dance attractions and other cultural events.
It all started in 1910 when Milton Hershey got a dozen prairie dogs and established the first zoo in Hershey. Today the zoo, known as Zoo America, sits on 11 acres adjacent to Hersheypark. This walk-through park lets you get up close and personal with 200 animals and 75 species native to North America. Learn more about seasonal programs and conservation efforts through individual or group events.
HersheyPark Founded in 1907 by Milton S. Hershey, as a leisure park for the employees of the Hershey Chocolate Company. Today, children and adults of all ages can enjoy over 65 rides and attractions including 11 thrilling coasters, live entertainment, 20 kiddie rides, and the Boardwalk At Hersheypark.
Indian Echo Caverns Like many caverns in the Mid-Atlantic states, Indian Echo Caverns is a limestone cave. Cut through Beekmantown limestone, which is over 440 million years oldSparkling crystal clear lakes, intimate passageways, and room after room of mystical beauty…and you have a fantastic journey of geological wonders that will take your breath away!